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PBS
Feb 27, 2013 6:30pm PST
world. >> a final farewell to the faithful -- people flocked to the vatican to bid goodbye to " benedict, both as the head of the catholic church and as a bishop in rome. the pope took his time. this vehicle stopped several times so he could less children. an estimated 150,000 worshipers had congregated at st. peter's square. they had come from all over the world to be here, to hold up messages of banks and pay reference to the outgoing pontiff. among them, many from the pope's native germany. benedick was the first german pope in half a millennium. a brass band played the anthem of the very where the pope was born and raised. in his address, he spoke candidly about his almost eight- year papacy. he drew an analogy from the bible, saying there had been days of sunlight, but there had also been stormy waters and head winds when the lord seemed to be sleeping. the pope also directly addressed worshipers, expressing his gratitude for supporting his decision to step down. he said he would remain in the service of the church. >> i thank you all for respecting and understanding my d
KCSMMHZ
Feb 28, 2013 2:30pm PST
vatican city, much like a foreign -- castel gandolfo belongs to vatican city, much like a foreign embassy. benedict will return to vatican city. in the future, he will reside just a few meters away. it is being refurbished in preparation for his arrival. a last kiss for the poope. his decision to resign ahas received extreme action. joining us is our -- has received a mixed reaction. >> joining us is our conflict from -- our contact from rome. is there cause for concern? >> i think there is cause for some concern. that's why he promised in his last address to the cardinals -- he promised reverence and obedience. it's also why he is hiding away behind the walls of vatican city states and not returning to his beloved the very a in southern germany for his retirement -- beloved of area -- beloved bugbear yet -- beloved bavaria in southern germany. the new pope has to be charismatic, forceful, has to put his own stamp very quickly on the papacy. >> who will be in charge of the catholic church until the new pope is elected? >> the cardinal will take care of the daily running of the church. no
PBS
Feb 11, 2013 6:30pm PST
elected. the vatican says that will happen before the end of march. >> it was the moment that will go down in history, a moment even his closest aides were not prepared for. benedict was presiding over a meeting ever cardinals called to discuss business, instead he announced he will become the first pope in six centuries to resign. >> in order to steer the ship of st. peter and proclaim the gospel, both strength of body and mind are necessary. that strength has deteriorated in meat so that i have noticed the adequacy of my inability to fill that entrusted to me. >> the head of the college of cardinals said his mission will continue even after he steps down. in declining health has been increasingly obvious over the recent weeks. >> the pope said he repeated the examine his conscience in front of god. it was a deep personal decision taken in the solid atmosphere of prayer before the lord. it >> on st. peter's square, visitors reacted with shock and concern. some also expressed admiration for his decision. >> we are all wondering what spiritual or physical pain could have brought the po
PBS
Feb 21, 2013 6:30pm PST
. >> how will this move by germany affect the vatican and the pope's successor? >> i do not think there will be any difficulty with that. apparently, he did call the vatican to clear up his position with the secretary of state. this appears, therefore, to have implications not just for germany. it could -- i will go out on a limb here a little bit -- it could be adopted worldwide. >> you said he called the vatican to make sure everyone is on the same page here. that speaks to how important the issue of contraception remains for the catholic church. >> it is very important, not least because the two growth areas of the catholic church -- asia and africa, of course -- are faced with a population explosions and also because, of course, contraceptions in the form of condoms are also used in aids prevention. those are both areas where there was a huge problem with the aids pandemic. it is an issue that will continue worrying theologians and challenging them. >> all right, thank you very much. >> the united nations says more than half of the languages spoken in the world are likely to die out
KCSMMHZ
Feb 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
vatican said the pope cited his advancing age and felt he could no longer fulfill his responsibilities. german cardinal yosef razinger was 75 years old when he became pope following the death of pope john paul ii. benedict xvi was a conservative pope. he strongly worked for his control. he faced the generation and joined twitter last year. he took his turn on handling sexual abuse scandals to an investigation of money launderring in the vatican city. he accused his butler of stealing and leaking documents that pointed to corruption in the vatican. the pope pardoned him over christmas. it's rare for a pope to resign. pope benedict is the first to quit in nearly 600 years. senior members of the catholic church will now start planning their conclave, the meeting they hold to choose a successor. leaders around the world are reacting to the resignation. she had the highest respect for the pope's decision. >> translator: pope benedict xvi is and will continue to be one of the most important religious thinkers of the age. >> u.s. president barack obama extended thanks and prayers to the pope.
KCSMMHZ
Feb 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
would offer his resignation months ago but it was only today the vatican made it effective. he is reported a making unwanted advances to a number of priests up to 30 years ago. the cardinal denies the chances and he would not take part in the upcoming election of a new pope. vatican officials say pope benedict xvi try the world changing the selection process will start as soon as all cardinals arrived in loan. -- arrive in rome. >> sunday, wellwishers turned out for his final prayers as hopepope. >> swedish furniture giant ikea is removing the frozen meat balls after tests found that some contained horse meat. >> officials in the czech republic found the meat. ikea is conducting their own tests to validate the findings and that meatballs from other batches are still on the shelf. >> there may be another food scandal brewing in germany. they are investigating what they believe could be massive fraud by egg producers. >> 200 farms are suspected of repurpose saying they are organic and those breaking the law could be jailed. >> the eggs in question were sold of organic, but they are
KCSMMHZ
Feb 12, 2013 2:30pm PST
march. the vatican has announced that pope benedict will play no role in the selection process. >> a moment of silent prayer for pope benedict. from the philippines to nigeria and mexico, news of the pontiff's's resignation spread around the world. though the news caught the faithful by surprise, many catholics expressed sympathy for benedict's condition. >> he needs a rest. he has done a lot. it is a sign of humility on his part to pass on the responsibility of leading all the world's catholics. >> benedict said he no longer had the strength to carry out his ministry. those were historic words. he is the first pope to abdicate in almost six centuries. this german cardinal believes the move could signal a new era for how future popes will deal with the responsibility of the office. >> in contrast to others in the church and in society, benedict is not clinging to power. rather, he understands that it is an authority that was conferred upon him that he must exercise for the greater good of the entire church. that is already considerable speculation about who will succeed the pope. one
KCSMMHZ
Feb 13, 2013 5:30pm PST
years. vatican officials say pope benedict will give his final papal audience on february 27th one day before he steps down. they say they're making preparations to hold a conclave to elect a new pope in mid march. >>> a section of roof at the chernobyl nuclear complex has collapsed, prompting workers to evacuate. ukrainian authorities say no one was injured. and they say there were no leaks of radiation. officials say a 600 square-meter section partially covered the turbine hall. workers built it after the nuclear disaster in 19 86. it gave way under the weight of heavy snow. contractors are building a new protective structure to cover the number 4 reactor, about 150 meters away. foremen for a french construction company pulled out 80 workers as a precaution. experts are concerned the concrete and metal structure built after the disaster is too old to contain the radiation inside the reactor. >>> people from japan are getting a chance to conduct a more thorough search for japanese war dead with the opening up of myanmar. the remains of about 45,000 soldiers are still believed to b
PBS
Feb 18, 2013 6:30pm PST
forbidden by the vatican. if we and drifted apart to such an extent, something must be wrong. >> it is not just an issue among worshipers. he says the bishops are often too detached and have to deal with grass-roots issues. >> i see this among the full- time staff, the ones on the front line. they are frustrated and disappointed with the leadership, the bishops' conference, but disappointed with wrong. this is much greater than among normal questions. >> the mass is over in berlin. the priest here is happy with the church. he is an admirer of pope benedict saying there's no need for change. >> i enjoy reading everything he writes and says. i pass a dawn because people are rarely heard from the man in a theological sense. >> continuity or change? the opinion is divided and the wish list for the new pope is long. >> it's like what he wished for the church last year, to strengthen faith and not get tangled up in superficial matters like taxes there and other issues. >> i want the new pope to continue that and continue to use worked started by john paul ii. >> i would like a young girl pope co
KCSMMHZ
Feb 13, 2013 2:30pm PST
wednesday service by ecstatic applause and a standing ovation with people packing a vatican auditorium to catch a glimpse of him. >> benedict told the crowd he was stepping down for the good of the church and ask worshipers to keep praying for him. he had stunned the church on monday when he announced he would become the first pope to abdicate in centuries. >> vatican officials have announced that the conclave to choose a new pope will start at the 15th of march. >> this ash wednesday service marking the start of lent is the last public mass said by pope benedict xvi. he was joined for the emotional ceremony in st. peter's by the cardinals and bishops closest to him. benedict spent the morning in an audience with thousands of followers and for the first time provided details about the thinking that went into his resignation. >> i made this decision in complete freedom for the good of the church. i prayed for a long time and examined my conscience before god because i am aware of the seriousness of this action. but at the same time, i know the i am no longer able to meet the
CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
they do, c-span will cover it. more on the resignation of pope benedict xvi. the vatican is a bulging that the pope has had a pacemaker for years and its battery was replaced a few months ago in secret. the vatican spokesperson says pope benedict had a pacemaker installed a long time before he became pope in 2005. he called the latest medical procedure routine. it was the first on the vatican has mentioned a papal pacemaker. he is resigning effective february 28 because he says he is to confirm to handle the burdens. he is becoming the first pope to step down in six centuries. a vatican spokesperson says the pope will have no role in the selection of his successor. those are some of the latest headlines on cspan radio. >> i think we hold up brown as this amazing feat that we accomplished, that we rolled back segregation and then we look at what happened afterwards and we see how incredibly difficult it was, divisive in some ways, but you also have this incremental progress after that that was very frustrating to people. it is seen as a great victory but also, as a student of research,
CSPAN
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am EST
. finally, the vatican has answered some of the questions future when heope's retires. he will no longer wear his trademark red shoes. the vatican also saying pope benedict himself makes those decisions. some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> on route 66 people were travelling, either traveling for fun or traveling looking for a job. maybe they were on their way to the grand canyon. so it first route 66 was just a way to get somewhere. your destination was in california. but later on after the snake pits started popping up in the tourist traps and attractions and the cafes and motels and the trading post, when those things started springing up, it almost became like a big amusement park. route 66 became the destination. it is not like can we go to the beach in california? it was like let's go down route 66 because all the fun stuff was there pi. >> get your kicks on route 66 in albuquerque, new mexico. c-span will look behind the scenes of the history and literary life in albuquerque. host: in our last hour of this week we are taking a look at sequestration and the possible imp
CSPAN
Feb 24, 2013 7:00am EST
within the vatican. some speculating the next pope could be from africa. "usa today," has an editorial on what medicaid expansion means for individuals. governors deciding to accept the medicaid expansion in the affordable care act, bringing billions of dollars of federal funding to their states and ensuring access to medical care for thousands of their most vulnerable citizens. 15 states still refusing to participate could do well to follow suit, giving people health insurance improves health outcomes. ted is joining us from colorado. listening tobeen all of this. i am a consultant in a hydroelectric bill. i have great friends, teachers and other people that are in the petroleum industry. all of them sit back and listen. they are very slow with their thoughts. the whole thing about expanding medicaid -- we have had medicare for years. my grandfather was a world war two veteran. he is diagnosed with alzheimer's and they cannot get benefits because there is no dating on the paperwork. the care giver she has now has problems getting paperwork in on time. the simple solution to all of thi
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am EST
will leave the papacy. the vatican announced the pending resignation today. his brother says the pontiff had been advised by doctors not to take any more transatlantic trips and had been considering stepping down for months. pope benedict xvi announced earlier today that his resignation date would be effective separate 28. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> i quoted ladybird often when she said she had a podium. the first lady had to pull him and she chose to use it, she said. i think really knowing that, it was after i made a presidential radio address on the treatment of women and children in afghanistan about the taliban and after that i was here in boston visiting jenna. we went shopping and delays and the cosmetic counter in the department store and came up and said thank you so much for speaking for women in afghanistan. that was really the first time that i thought, they heard me. -- in austin. i think i knew the first lady had a podium, but i did not really know until after that. >> c-span has this first of a kind project for television, examining
CSPAN
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am EST
questions about the gravity of the pontiff's condition. on tuesday, the vatican said that pope benedict has a pacemaker and that he had his batteries replaced just three months ago. the effective date of his resignation is the 28th of this month. in business news, billionaire warned buffett is buying the ketchup company -- warren buffett is buying the ketchup company heinz. it is a deal valued at $20 billion. the company headquarters will stay in pittsburgh. he says that congress, the white house, and advocates for seniors have all, in his words, really walked away from social security, leaving the program quote fraying because -- program "fraying." policymakers "use it as a tool of political rhetoric." he says benefit talk -- cuts and tax increases are inevitable, and he questions whether congress is up to the task qt finished up his six-year year term as commissioner yesterday -- to the task. he finished up his six-year term as commissioner yesterday. >> it is an amazing feat that we accomplished, that we rolled back segregation. then look at what happened afterwards. we see how incre
FOX News
Feb 16, 2013 2:00pm EST
vatican to the greatest event in the last hundred years was properly understand. >> paul: the second vatican council. >> the second vatican council, he was creating a roll your own catholocism and ratzinger want today clarify it's rooted in the traditions of the catholic church. >> paul: engage in the modern world in the catholics terms. >> after all, this is the pope on twitter the first time. it wasn't all about that, but it's about the future. he did a lot of outreach to china's catholics and traveled a lot for a pope of his age and started to tackle some of the more difficult scandals of the church such as the child abuse cases. >> paul: what should the church to be looking for when you look at the cardinals and the the next pope, mary? >> i hope they look for a pope that can reinvague rate the church where it's ailing, namely europe and the united states and if you look at the top ten catholic countries in the the world. brazil, the philippines, poland and eastern europe and kongo, whereas the united states our catholic population is about a quarter of the united states would be
LINKTV
Feb 18, 2013 2:00pm PST
followers use contraception, officially forbidden by the vatican. if we and drifted apart to such an extent, something must be wrong. >> it is not just an issue among worshipers. he says the bishops are often too detached and have to deal with grass-roots issues. >> i see this among the full- time staff, the ones on the front line. they are frustrated and disappointed with the leadership, the bishops' conference, but disappointed with wrong. this is much greater than among normal questions. >> the mass is over in berlin. the priest here is happy with the church. he is an admirer of pope benedict saying there's no need for change. >> i enjoy reading everything he writes and says. i pass a dawn because people are rarely heard from the man in a theological sense. >> continuity or change? the opinion is divided and the wish list for the new pope is long. >> it's like what he wished for the church last year, to strengthen faith and not get tangled up in superficial matters like taxes there and other issues. >> i want the new pope to continue that and continue to use worked started by john
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